1492 Up To Date or Very Near It (sometimes titled 1492) is a burlesque extravaganza created in observance of the quadricentennial of Columbus's finding the New World. The libretto is by R. A. Barnet, with music by Carl Pflueger. Its Broadway production was presented by Edward E. Rice's "Surprise Party." The plot centers on Columbus, but in burlesque style, it has little to do with his historical story.
The 1492 papal conclave was convened after the death of Pope Innocent VIII. It was the first papal conclave to be held in the Sistine Chapel. Cardinal Rodrigo Borja was elected unanimously on the fourth ballot as Pope Alexander VI. The election is notorious for allegations that Borja bought the votes of his electors, promising them lucrative appointments and other material gifts—a practice known as simony. Concerns about this conclave led Pope Julius II to create stronger rules against ...
"1492" is the first song on Counting Crows' 2008 album Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings. Adam Duritz announced in a voicemail message to his fans on January 12, 2008, that this song would be released as part of a digital 45 release to precede the release of Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings , with "When I Dream of Michelangelo" to be featured as its B-side .
- "When I Dream of Michelangelo"
- January 12, 2008
The 1619 Project is an ongoing project developed by The New York Times Magazine in 2019 with the goal of "refram[ing] American history" around slavery and the contributions of African Americans. The project was timed for the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in the Virginia colony in 1619, and suggests that this ...
- United States
- The New York Times
Aeroflot Flight 1492 was a scheduled passenger flight from Moscow–Sheremetyevo to Murmansk, Russia. On 5 May 2019, the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft operating the flight was climbing out when it was struck by lightning. The aircraft suffered an electrical failure and returned to Sheremetyevo for an emergency landing. It bounced on landing and touched down hard, causing the rear landing gear to collapse, fuel to spill out of the wings, and a fire to erupt. The fire engulfed the rear of the ...
- Sheremetyevo International Airport, Moscow, Russia
1492 by Homero Aridjis, 1991, Summit Books edition, in English
1489 1490 1491 - 1492 - 1493 1494 1495 MCDXCII metai. Dešimtmečiai:. 8-as 9-as - 10-as - 1-as 2-as. Šimtmečiai:. XIV amžius - XV amžius - XVI amžius. 2 ...
The New World is one of the names used for the majority of Earth's Western Hemisphere, specifically the Americas (including nearby islands). The term originated in the early 16th century after Europeans made landfall in what would later be called the Americas in the Age of Discovery, expanding the geographical horizon of classical geographers, who had thought of the world as consisting of ...
1492: Dobytí ráje je dobrodružný film, na kterém se podílela Francie, Španělsko a Spojené království. Jeho režisérem byl Ridley Scott a pojednává o objevu Ameriky španělským mořeplavcem Kryštofem Kolumbem, kterého ve filmu hrál Gérard Depardieu. Film měl premiéru 500 let po Kolumbově objevu.
The Americas (also collectively called America ) comprise the totality of the continents of North and South America . Together, they make up most of the land in Earth's Western Hemisphere and comprise the New World . The Americas Show national borders Hide national borders Area 42,549,000 km 2 (16,428,000 sq mi) Population 964,920,000 GDP (nominal) $27.43 trillion GDP per capita $28,428 HDI 0 ...